Author Archives: jaredmccomb@gmail.com

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Graduate Restoration

Photo Restoration I love making portraits. I love the entire process. The challenge of capturing the “essence” of a person in a single frame is a thrill for me. As much as I love taking […]

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The Many Faces of Maisie

Why So Serious? Today I was messing around with some new light modifiers when my daughter came in the room and asked me to take her picture. Some times we just need to make funny faces! […]

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Dealing with GAS!

My Evolution as a Photographer When I first got into photography in 2009, after the birth of our first child Harlan, I had no idea what I was doing. I spent months researching cameras trying […]

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I’m Back and…

I’m down to my socks and its time for business. Photography business! It has been almost three years since I started my portrait a day project. At the time I had no idea how demanding […]

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The End and the Beginning

The End I started this project having no idea how demanding it would be; it ended up being a full-time job. With everything going on in our family right now it simply isn’t sustainable. For […]

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February 15 Portrait

Tired Jared I made one of the biggest mistakes a photographer could make today. I left the house for a portrait without a single memory card. So today you are stuck with a portrait of […]

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February 14 Portrait

Maisie I started this project with a portrait of Maisie, but with a face this cute how could I not make another? Send me an email at jared@jaredmccomb.com if you are interested in being a […]

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February 13 Portrait

Snow Day We won’t be leaving the house today due to the foot+ of snow we got last night. Good thing our local neighborhood snowman agreed to have his portrait made!   If you are […]

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February 11 Portrait

Kat Today I had the pleasure of meeting Kat. She is currently a fourth year french major at UVA. Fun fact: Kat is a ballet instructor and has been dancing since she was three years […]

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February 10 Portrait

Matthew Matthew is an amazing musician and I highly recommend that you check out him out, either through his Facebook page or through his Sound cloud. Or why not both? If you are interested in […]

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February 9 Portrait

Alex & Aimee Tonight I decided to go out and find a location and then wait for someone to walk by and let me make their portrait. Alex and Aimee were kind enough to help […]

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February 8 Portrait

Erin After making Justin and Kyle’s portrait this week it seemed fitting to cap it off with Erin’s.

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February 7 Portrait

Kyle Kyle is the son of Erin and Justin. He is one of the happiest babies I have ever met. His smile is contagious. If you are interested in participating in the project send me […]

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February 6 Portrait

Justin aka “Abby” Today I had the pleasure of witnessing one of my best friends be promoted to warrant officer! I met Abby in the Marine Corps when we were both Lance Corporals. He has […]

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February 5 Portrait

Karla Karla is the Operations Manager for Closure, a title and settlement company in Charlottesville, VA. In our few brief minutes together I could tell that she was a very fun person to be around. […]

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February 4 Portrait

Harlan Harlan has been on a Star Wars kick lately. So, after watching Episode V tonight we decided to have a little fun. Meet Young Padawan Harlan. If you are interested in participating in the […]

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February 3 Portrait

Cameron I met Cameron at The Local tonight. He is a musician, who plays bass guitar with fellow musician Darrin Bradbury. I knew when I saw him walk through the door that I wanted to […]

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February 2 Portrait

Tim Tim is my Cousin, my best friend, and my brother. Sounds complicated, but it’s not that bad. I met Tim in middle school. He was the new kid with long hair; a big hit […]

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February 1 Portrait

Maisie I was getting ready to head out to get my portrait for the day and then my daughter put on her hat. If you are interested in participating in the project send me an […]

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January 31 Portrait

Andrew Andrew is the kind of man most men wish they could be.  Well, I guess I cannot speak for most men, but I do know that I admire him a great deal. If you […]

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January 30 Portrait

John I had a great conversation with John about Photography and life. John, like many of us, is searching for something. He has aspirations of pursuing photography. It’s always nice to meet someone who shares […]

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January 29 Portrait

Jessica Jessica is the Arts Director at Eunoia. Her creativity never ceases to amaze me. You can find her most days at The Garden, usually dancing or singing, helping artists.   If you are interested […]

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January 28 Portrait

Richard Richard works for Abundant Life Ministries in Charlottesville, VA. He has dedicated his life to engaging and mentoring young men from Charlottesville High School through a program called Strive. If you are interested in […]

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January 27 Portrait

Rebecca Rebecca is college student who loves to dance. She needed a headshot for her applications to dance programs. I am glad that I was able to help.   If you are interested in participating […]

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January 23 Portrait

Army Jared I needed to take a picture of me in my ACUs (Army Combat Uniform) for my OCS (Officer Candidate School) packet today anyways so I figured I would double up and use this […]

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January 22 Portrait

Jason Forgot my camera tonight so I had to figure something out with my phone.

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January 21 Portrait

Mark Every once in a while you run across someone who you instantly connect with. Mark is one of those people. Perhaps it was our shared love of tattoos and country music? Whatever the reason, […]

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January 20 Portrait

John   If you want to participate in the project send me an email at jared@jaredmccomb.com. Be sure to check out the past portraits.

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January 19 Portrait

Paul I am struggling to find the words to express how much Paul means to me. I wish everyone was fortunate enough to have a Paul in their life. I know if I ever needed […]

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January 18 Portrait

Cody If I had to pick one word to describe my brother Cody it would be, JOY. He is one of the most kindest and gentile-hearted persons you will ever meet. His smile is infectious. […]